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The people here speak Nepali and are predominantly Hindus. It is not connected by road to any part of the country. The nearest town, and district headquarters, is Samtse, about 12 hours walk away. Residents carry their supplies either on their own back or on horse-back.
The road reaches the remote village of Sengten and a road also leads to Sengten Primary School. The road has connected the previously isolated Doya and Rai communities to the outside world.
- Armington, S. (2002) Bhutan. (2nd ed.) Melbourne: Lonely Planet.